Hypertension: Implications for anesthetic management

Catherine Marcucci, Lee A. Fleisher

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The pathophysiology of hypertension and recently published information on hypertension as a risk factor for adverse perioperative outcome are reviewed. Advances in the presurgical management of the hypertensive patient are discussed and the American Heart Association guidelines for the perioperative cardiovascular evaluation of the noncardiac surgery patient are covered.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)229-233
Number of pages5
JournalCurrent Opinion in Anaesthesiology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Aug 11 1997

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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